Photograph - Woman in Nursing Uniform, Possibly at Thorne Church, England, 1916-1919 Image Reg. No: MM 111454

Photograph appears to have been taken in front of St Nicholas Church (Church of St Nicholas), Thorne, Doncaster, England. The church has elements dating to the 12th to 16th centuries, and is made of rubble and ashlar limestone, with lead roofs. It is a British listed building.

One of a collection of 60 small photographs taken by Tom Robinson Lydster during World War I. Refer MM 111435 for a further image of the church. Lydster was assigned to the 14 Infantry Battalion - 5 to 12 Reinforcements, service number 3060. He served in the 4th Machine Gun Company. He was awarded the Military Medal and the Bar to Military Medal.
Description Of Content:
Woman in white apron standing in front of church. The tower and part of a lower roof is visible.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs M. Conning, 1986
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, nursing, military memorabilia, photography
Themes this item is part of: Tom Robinson Lydster, Soldier (1891-1984), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Format: Photograph
Place & Date Depicted: Thorne, Doncaster, England, Great Britain, 1916-1919

Probable place depicted.
Photographer: Tom Lydster, Doncaster, England, Great Britain, 1916-1919
Past Owner: Flight Lieutenant Graham Conning - Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

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